Here the greater part of McClellan's army and wagon trains crossed the swamp, June 28-30, 1862. Jackson, pursuing, arrived about noon on June 30, to find the bridge destroyed and the Unionists holding the south side. Failing to force a passage that day, Jackson rebuilt the bridge and crossed early on July 1.
Geographic Location: Henrico County
Physical Description of Location: Sandston, VA 23150. Located on Elko Road (Rt. 156), 1.25 miles north of the junction of Elko Road (Rt. 156) and Charles City Road. Marker is on the left when traveling north on Elko Road (Rt. 156).
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